Clement Richard Dane, RN

Born  14 Sep 1883

Wing-Commander C.R.Dane, RN


15 May 1900 Mid.
15 May 1903 S.Lt.
31 Dec 1905 Lt.
31 Dec 1913 Lt.Cdr.
30 Jun 1915 Cdr.
14 Sep 1928 Capt. (retired)

Retired: 21 Nov 1924


Warship Commands listed for Clement Richard Dane, RN

HMS Maloja (F 26)Capt. (retired)Armed Merchant Cruiser12 Sep 193929 Apr 1940

Career information

Wing-Commander C.R.Dane RN: new Commanding Officer of RNAS Chingford (10) he left Chingford after eight months to command a destroyer.

He was President of Annual Sports, 1917 he attended Mr Titheradge's concert and the knock-out soccer final. He was described as an officer and sportsman who always took a keen interest in anything likely to improve the social welfare of the aerodrome. He always gave a fair hearing to request-men and defaulters.

Events related to this officer

Armed Merchant Cruiser HMS Maloja (F 26)

13 Mar 1940 (position 63.00, -10.20)
HMS Maloja (Capt. (retired) C.R. Dane, RN) intercepts the German merchant La Coruna (7359 GRT) south-east of Iceland in position 63°00'N, 10°20'W. However before the German ship can be captured she is scuttled by her own crew.

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